Straya Day Awards

Treehorn:  What’s wrong with a pupil-centred, achievement-focussed, test-free, holistic schooling system ?   Why can’t we kids have it?
Aussie Kleinist Testucator:   What’s wrong with a fear-based, tension-building, teacher-squirming, scoring-based system ? We’ve got it. We like it. You lump it.
Aussie Friends of Treehorn
 
Strayan Hood Awards
Gold Hood
The highest award of the Strayan Day handouts went to TREEHORN for gross educo-political naivety.  His Tonyness, devoted squire for Australia’s Emperor [who art in New York and next in line for a hood],  Australia’s loftiest of Autocrats, sometimes called ‘Captain’, granted the Golden Hood to Treehorn using his oft quoted observation that “We can’t stop people being homeless – I mean ‘stupid’ –  if that is their choice.”  That’s Treehorn.
His Tonyness said : To be known as Sir Green and Shrinking, Treehorn and his companions deserve this award. They have to realise that holistic, achievement-focussed, pupil-oriented learning is ‘dead, buried and cremated.’ This is the era of old-fashioned British Grammar School kinds of instruction with exceptionally heavy emphasis on success at knowing only what can be rigorously tested on paper or machine, arranged by psycho-metrics. No wink-wink about it.  Dills.
In added comment,  his loyal kleinists, busily preparing the gas chambers for this year’s intake, reminded Treehorn and other anti-naplanners and  distressed test-queer school kids, that they have as much chance of attracting sympathy from the Pavlov-conditioned bystanders, as the Jews had of having Auschwitz disapproved by sympathetic bystanders. Who cares?
Sir Green : Get nicked, Lord Tony and Sir Stufferupper 
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Silver Hoods
His Tonyness:  Christmirror Plasticpine, for the introduction of endless ‘whatevers’ to Australian schooling.
                         You shall be known forthwith as Sir Stufferupper, keeper of reliteratized  versions of a schooling Napalm and the dogged maintenance of hysterical versions of the curriculum.
Sir Stuff:   I do my best, Your Blessed Tonyness.
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His Tonyness: Rampant Muchaquid, for making tons of money from the plight of Treehorns, those funny little creatures that keep getting under our boots…and need your kind of stamping upon.
                        I shall dub you, Sir Amplify Big Apple, in accordance with your wishes.  You represent the best of RLoyal American Australians.
Sir Rampant: Thanks Tony. You are a good obedient lad.  Half the lies they tell about your supervision of my empire , aren’t true. You’ve done good. Not sure about you-know-who.
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His Tonyness : Mr. Squeeky Kleen , other foreigners [although; NY is home really – like – our capital] like Sir Fill and Sir Rampant – we don’t care much where our hoods come from –  your Wallest blue blood makes you an admirable standard bearer for those without standards.
                         You shall be Sir Testalot of Brooklyn [as announced on Straya Day] in recognition of your control from far, far away, of your sweet-talk control of the big end of Australia and of your ability to buck up its system.
Sir Testalot: Any time, Jewel—oops— Tony.
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His Tonyness: Ms.  Con. Hardard, for ability to corral and sweet talk any person or group of persons at any time for any purpose, nefarious or otherwise. It’s a unique skill possessed only by unique Australians, despite the level of suckerness of their victims.
                        You will be called Dame Super- Drover, defender of Murdochism, Kleinism, the American Way,  and scourge of minor herds like teachers and principals.
Dame Super : I will not be lectured-….oops….thank you, dear Tony
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Translation available
Any connection to First Dog On The Moon is intended…..with thanks.
Phil Cullen 41 Cominan Avenue Banora Point Australia 2486   07 5524 6443  cphilcullen@bigpond.com
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